Bonner has spent most of the nineties & naughties writing,
recording, traveling, producing, and furiously scribbling
on airplane napkins and hotel notepads.
2003 album, Signs Of Passing, is available
on his label, Stone Circle Records, and follows Gauge,
the 2000 epic from Medicine Stone.
next CD, Seven Words, will be out momentarily.
first ebook, Mileage, is a true story about
a 14,000 mile road trip around the United States,
and comes replete with highway drama, sleeplessness,
near death, and other nonsense in roughly equal measures.
He was also the Executive Producer of Janey Mary, an Irish short film which has won 4 awards (so far), including Best Short FIlm at the Hollywood Film Festival.
Matt has recently founded Trezur, the online music recommendation business. More to come on that shortly.
He is also currently developing a second piece of writing, a series of high-intensity
vignettes based around a mythical place called
The Lakehouse. This may or may not be a book, an e-book, a series of blog posts, or all or none of the above.
And he is, of course, at work on demos for the next album, before the last one is out. Eppur si move, etc.
has lived in Austin, Vermont, Boulder, and Jackson Hole,
and spends extended time in London, Chicago, and
Boston. He currently lives outside Dublin, Ireland.
Arrival Of Horatio (guest keys & percussion)
unnamed Bistro trio
age 7 - involuntarily starts classical piano
age 12 - meets
J. Geils, who gives him front row tickets, a t-shirt,
and his first album, an autographed copy of Love Stinks
13 - gets 'class musician' and writing awards; endures
14 - joins first band; they practice often, change names
constantly, and never gig or record anything
15 - writes first complete original (fantastically cliched)
18 - goes to Middlebury College in Vermont (Philosophy,
collects strings of
christmas lights, and often has large orange cats,
except for Little, who was black and is expected to
remain same. He waited tables once for 6 weeks and
was horrible at it. He drinks as much coffee as possible
and likes chianti and dirty martinis up with lots
of olives. He's six foot one, ambidextrous, and his
favorite color is purple.
some reason, that last sentence is the most oft-quoted